No one hurt in attic fire

Fort Wayne firefighters responded to an attic fire on Trier Road Saturday night.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – One person escaped a house fire in Fort Wayne Saturday evening.

Fort Wayne firefighters responded to an attic fire on Trier Road Saturday night.
Fort Wayne firefighters responded to an attic fire on Trier Road Saturday night.

The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to 6629 Trier Road at 5:10 p.m. The first crew arrived at 5:12 p.m. and said smoke was coming from the attic. Firefighters found insulation burning in the attic of the one-story home. The fire was also in the laundry room. Crews had the fire out in 15 minutes and had to cut out a large section of the ceiling and remove insulation to make sure there were no hot spots that could reignite.

One person was home at the time, but got out of the home safely before firefighters arrived. No one was hurt in the fire. The cause is still under investigation.

 

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